Common facial vein
|Vein: Common facial vein|
|Veins of the head and neck.|
|Gray's||subject #167 645|
|Drains to||jugular vein|
The anterior facial vein usually unites with the posterior facial vein to form the common facial vein, which crosses the external carotid artery and enters the internal jugular vein at a variable point below the hyoid bone.
The common facial vein is not present in all individuals.
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